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Google announces a string of new updates
Google announces a string of new updates

This Week in Native Ads 5/26

It’s a dense edition but very good. Note the smartest commentary, datapoints and look out for the ‘post-Google’ generation. And Facebook opens support for Google AMP & Apple News. Notable Stories this Week Taboola is launching a newsfeed type format. Demo here. Facebook testing new tool to sell video ads on publishers sites. They had retrenched from this business prior, as they were worried about data leakage and ad fraud. Facebook inks deals with Vox,… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
May 26, 2017
Instagram influencers to have similar guidelines to Facebook Branded Content
Instagram influencers to have similar guidelines to Facebook Branded Content

This Week in Native Ads 5/19

Thanks to a recently cleared visa, I am now able to make it to Cannes. LMK if you’re there! Interesting feedback around, most creative executions last week. Will look to surface a list in the near future. Notable Stories this Week How Vice plans to prove to advertisers that its branded content works. Lots of chat with FTC issuing notices to influencers. Instagram will have this wrapped up shortly with similar guidelines to the Facebook branded content… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
May 19, 2017
guide to influencer content marketing
guide to influencer content marketing

Guide to influencer content marketing

An introduction to influencer marketing Influencer marketing is using amateur, semi-professional or professional content creators who have built their own audience of influence to help drive your marketing objectives. The fact that it spans such a range of ‘influence’ can be confusing but that is what makes it new, no longer have you needed a publishing powerhouse to build an audience, the tools have been democratized so anyone can. Influencer marketing is analogous to celebrity endorsements, which pre-internet was… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
May 10, 2021
TWINA: When is native not native?
TWINA: When is native not native?

This Week in Native Ads 5/12

This week I’m keen to hear your thoughts on the most creative native executions, I’m thinking Cocainenomics, Lex Luthor styles. Those that push the barriers of creativity in the space. Also, after a few requests, we’ve made a group called #NativeAdChats, the point is a group in-between the events and the newsletter. Notable Stories this Week Programmatic native ads now available to all in DoubleClick Bid Manager! This is big. And also, try their… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
May 12, 2017
Measuring purchase intent for brands in offline environments
Measuring purchase intent for brands in offline environments

How Brands Measure Purchase Intent on Content in Offline Environments

    Many advertisers are still in the dark of how to use native content to drive offline sales. In this post we’ve put forward a foolproof framework for brands looking for indicators of purchase intent.   The ability to measure purchase intent on content, and to prove that consumers are taking desired actions (i.e. most often a purchase or conversion), is a brand’s ultimate proof point. Brands need to start identifying purchasing… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
May 11, 2017
Client on the Nudge dashboard
Client on the Nudge dashboard

How to get started with Nudge

  To learn how to get started with Nudge, simply follow these links:   How to get setup Advertisers Publishers   How Nudge pays for itself Advertisers Publisher   For further questions, simply schedule a call with a Nudge account manager today. Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
May 8, 2017
Is YouTube a brand safe environment?
Is YouTube a brand safe environment?

This Week in Native Ads 5/5

  I’m back! After a week exploring Montauk I’m back in the hot seat.   We had NewFronts this week, Twitter surprised with sharing that 50% of their logged in users are under 25. Very interesting. The thread of NewFronts -> premium publishers brand safe environments. As a contrast – FyreFestival brings heat on influencer campaigns….   I’ve been thinking about a couple of things:   1)… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
May 5, 2017
B2B in Native Advertising
B2B in Native Advertising

How B2B Brands Win at Native Content

Over the past few years, ad-blocking technology has had massive boost in consumer adoption, seeing a 30 percent growth spurt in 2016 alone. At the same time, both banner and interstitial ads have seen declining appeal from consumers and advertisers alike. They are often perceived to ruin the user’s browsing experience, leading to bad results for the advertiser. 10 years ago, B2B agencies weren’t a thing – but they have grown significantly off the increased demand. All businesses now… Continue reading

Gustaf Stenlund
Gustaf Stenlund
May 10, 2021